Migrants describe overcrowded Mexican detention centers as Trump ratchets up pressure

A Haitian migrant bathes in a park in Tapachula, Mexico, May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares

TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) – Mexico‚Äôs immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States, with inmates languishing for weeks amid medical neglect, according to detainees, lawyers and rights groups. Reuters spoke to more than a dozen recent detainees at the Siglo XXI detention […]

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